Floyd’s evolving restaurant scene

  A notice on Facebook last week said the operators of the former Hardware Bar and Grill in Hlllsville, closed after a fire, are planning to open a new eatery over the Harvest Moon in Floyd. “We are pleased to announce…we will be opening our new restaurant in Floyd over the Harvest Moon,” Logan and […]

The more things change…

Returning to Floyd County in 2004 after 39 years brought some realizations that while change is inevitable in a community, much of the area was little different from what I left in 1965. I began my high school years at the opening of Floyd County High School in 1961, the countywide secondary school that combined […]

Where there's no smoke, there's still ire

Starting today, one question you will no longer hear when walking into most restaurants in the Old Dominion is “smoking or non-smoking?” A smoking ban in restaurants and bars takes effect in Virginia today and those who must puff while they smoke or drink must go outside, sit in an outside dining area and find […]